Job Vacancy at The Whalley Wine Shop

Assistant Manager – full time (40 hours per week)

Here’s an exciting job opportunity if you’re looking to develop a career in the wine industry. The Whalley Wine Shop is an award winning, growing and ambitious company with six very successful years under our belt. To help us to grow we need a highly motivated individual to join our current team of 4 staff.

So, do you have a genuine interest and passion for wine? Do you have a decent knowledge of wines, beers and spirits and maybe even hold a WSET qualification? Do you have retail experience with the ability to take full responsibility for the day to day running of a busy shop? Can you deliver excellent customer service, with a professional look and attitude and a friendly and warm manner? If your answers are YES, and you’re a team player who can join our team and help us move the company forward then send in your CV straight away.

It’ll help your application if you’re the sort of character who loves talking to customers, is happy being constantly on the go, enjoys being in a vibrant, buzzing environment with music playing and likes helping customers taste, enjoy and buy wine. It will be good if you have awareness of, and ability with, different social media, hold a full clean driving licence, and are happy to do a physical days work on your feet. It will also help if you hate working Mon-Fri, 9 till 5 sat at a desk and need flexible working hours. The shop’s opening hours are 10am to 10pm seven days a weeks and we can rota your 40 hours to suit.

We will encourage your career development in retail and specifically in the wine trade. You will meet wine makers, wine importers and distributors and attend wine tastings both in the store and at external events. We will take every opportunity to help you increase your knowledge of this fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable industry.

You will receive a package which includes:
Competitive salary with yearly review.
Generous staff discount.
Financial support for further WSET qualifications.
28 days holiday.

If this sounds good to you then please apply for this position by sending us a CV and covering letter by Fri 1st July 2016 to


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